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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Samosir Island 22394, Indonesia
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

The Village was part of the Sidabutar King's Tomb area, there is Sigale gale. Long rows of souvenir shops.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mama2010
Reviewed January 20, 2019

It is a must visit place in Samosir Island on your Lake Toba trip. I first visit Tomok in 1995 when no souvenir shop around. It is now well-known, more visitors then the “mushrooms” of souvenir shop growing along the path.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Incito_Vacations
Reviewed September 23, 2018

This village famous with Tomok Batak Traditional House, Sigale gale, King Sidabutar Tomb, and Tomok Batak Museum (5k entrance fee, ticket seller will act as tour guide to explain and solve your inquiries). They are a lot of souvenir vendor along the road, this the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Enjoy the site and ignore the long array of souvenir shops unless you are in the market for some souvenirs. Bargain hard and spent some time although it is easier to spent money.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jwijk
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

If you spend two weeks on Samosir and need a bit of purpose, hire a scooter and take a trip to Tomok’s stone tombs. Be prepared for a long array of souvenir shops offering more or less identical stuff, then proceed to the tombs and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rubysoul
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This is the sacrifice Blocks want you sing one you’re pretty much saying them all there’s no need to repeat but they do get old and they amazing what they used to do there and hard to believe that we’ve come this far but thank...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kitty37421
Reviewed June 1, 2018

So definitely drop by this Village. It's kind of an all-in type experience. Mostly shopping in the "market" for souvenirs and there's a Batak dance, some tombs and a museum in the village area. All by convenient walking distance. I would recommend this place if...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

We enjoyed the ferry ride crossing Lake Toba from Parapat to Samosir. Despite the condition of ferry was somewhat worn-out, but we were astounded by the majestic view of Lake Toba. We spent quite a lot for souvenirs at Tomok Village. Foreigners to caution as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FaiziMdKhalid
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Sigale gale is a tourist plase located in samosir tomok North Sumatera Sigale-gale is a tourist attraction very much visited by the tourist and also people who want to vocation the location is not far from the coast of like toba which has beautiful scenery...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BernadethaN2
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

This place is offer souvenirs from small to big one. You will find batakness woodcarving and many things which is good to bring as home decoration

Date of experience: April 2018
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Fernando G
May 8, 2018|
Response from rachaij | Reviewed this property |
It's located on the south of Ambarita. It's kitty-corner from Parapat.
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